Monster Gaming Week (24 November 2013)

If you missed any gaming news over the past seven days, today we give you another chance to catch up with our latest news and reviews from the past week.

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Monster News

PS4 Tips for Using Your PlayStation 4 Console

Are you lucky enough to pick up your new PlayStation 4 console on Friday? If you were, let these tips help you get the most out of your new console that maybe the manuals and videos have not told you. Tips covered include: Should you buy a vertic

PS4 PlayStation 4 Lounge Opens in London #4ThePlayers

If the chatter from new PlayStation 4 owners overseas is getting to you, and the two week wait is just too far away, then get your self down to London between now and 1st December to get your hands on the latest PlayStation 4 games at the PS4 Lounge.

Monster Month What We Have Been Playing – October 2013

We bring you our gaming antics in October

Preview Ryse: Son of Rome

Anthony brings our hands-on preview on Ryse: Son of Rome

PES 2014 Data Pack 2 out now

ES 2014 Data Pack 2 is now available for Xbox 360 and PS3, Konami has announced

Asda still offering Xbox One Day One Edition stock

Four days before release, supermarket giant ASDA still hasstock of the Xbox One Day One Editionfor pre-order

Sony responds to PS4 to glitch reports with guide

Sony has published a troubleshooting guide for users experiencing problems with the new PlayStation 4

Battlefield 4 PS4 bug preventing 64-player online play

A bug found in the PlayStation 4 version of Battlefield 4 is preventing players from joining 64-player matches

State of Decay’s Breakdown DLC dated

The first DLC pack for open world zombie gameState of Decaywill launch later this month. Priced at $6.99, ‘Breakdown’ will be released on Xbox Live Arcade and Steam on Friday, November 29. “Our first expansion comes largely from you and

Games definitely don’t harm kids, says huge study

Video games have no effect on behaviour, attention or emotional issues, study reveals

Fallout 4 trademark spotted

A trademark for Fallout 4 has been spotted

No plans for Killzone Shadow Fall 3D support

Guerrilla Games has said there are currently no plans to add 3D support to Killzone Shadow Fall

ShopTo apologises to PS4 pre-order customers after taking money without warning

ShopTo has issued a public apology after it took money from some PlayStation 4 pre-order customers without warning

Next-Gen See What Happens When You Connect a PS4 into Xbox One

Technical sleuths Digital Foundry have plugged in a new PlayStation 4 into an Xbox One’s HDMI IN socket, meaning you can play your PlayStation 4 games through the Xbox One interface, with its Kinect voice commands and snap functionality. However doi

PS4 Speed Up Your PlayStation 4 With This Upgrade

With Sony giving you the ability to swap out the default stock hard disk drive (HDD), there is a chance gamers will be able to enhance their PlayStation 4 experience and give your new console even more of a speed boost. Thankfully Tested have

Preview Forza Motorsport 5

Anthony brings our preview on Forza Motorsport 5.

Preview Dead Rising 3

Anthony brings our preview on Dead Rising 3.

Xbox One features automatic storage management, Cloud storage ‘virtually unlimited’

Worried that your Xbox One hard drive is going to quickly fill up with games and videos? Don’t be

Tesco offering Xbox One tomorrow night on first-come, first-served basis

Yes, there’s still a chance that you can get hold of an Xbox One on launch day. Tesco has revealed that it will be selling stock of the console “on a first come first served basis” at more than 100 of its Extra stores from midnight

Blockbuster suspends rental-by-post service, online marketplace

Embattled DVD and games rental chain Blockbuster has suspended its postal service and removed its online store

PS4 odds-on to outsell Xbox One this Christmas, says Paddy Power

Online bookmaker Paddy Power has made PlayStation 4 the odds-on favourite to be the best-selling console in 2013

Call of Duty: Ghosts’ four DLC packs named

Activision appears to have accidentally revealed the names of four DLC packs coming to Call of Duty: Ghosts

Xbox One will automatically manage your hard drive storage

Microsoft representative details the Xbox One’s storage

New Borderlands 2 Headhunter DLC confirmed

Borderlands 2will get new DLC in the form of ‘The Horrible Hunger of the Ravenous Wattle Gobbler’

Xbox One launch game digital prices confirmed

Xbox One’s digital games store is now live in the UK, revealing the full list of prices and install sizes of day one titles

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare confirmed for February

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfarewill release for Xbox One and Xbox 360 in February

Xbox One lacks optical Dolby 5.1, post-launch patch promised

The Xbox One will not support Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound via its optical out port at launch

Rumour Telltale is developing a Game of Thrones game

IGN has learned from multiple sources that Telltale Games is developing a game based on George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones

LEGO The Hobbit video game revealed

Leak promo artwork suggests

Monster Videos

– PlayStation Plus: Features Trailer

FIFA 14 – Pele Trailer

Rocksmith: 2014 Edition – Green Day Song Pack

Zoo Tycoon – Taking a nostalgic franchise to the next generation of game consoles

Ryse: Son of Rome – A Hero Rises

So there you have it. All the latest news and reviews from the last week. Let us know what your favourite gaming story was from last week by leaving a comment below!

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Anthony Barker

Anthony is the designer, developer and owner of Console Monster. In his spare time, Anthony is a keen gamer who enjoys playing mostly First-Person Shooters and Racing games. When he is not developing games or tweaking this site, Anthony likes to be on the slopes snowboarding or hurtling down off-road tracks on his mountain bike.

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